Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) announced that new protections for domestic violence victims and a new tax exemption to encourage solar energy use are among the new state laws taking effect on January 1, 2013.
This year, for the first time, Senator Bonacic served on Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council. That enabled him to help direct funding to several projects important to many of our communities. In fact, this year, the Mid-Hudson Region was allocated an extra 38% in aid compared to last year. Some of the key projects include:
Persons wishing to donate toys to the annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program can leave the toys at the office of State Senator John J. Bonacic, at 201 Dolson Avenue, Middletown. Senator Bonacic’s office is set behind the Taco Bell in a one story strip mall on Dolson Avenue.
On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 I visited Sullivan and Orange Counties Emergency Centers, as well as, Ellenville, N.Y. where I met with officials to receive updates on storm damage and restoration efforts. Pictured with me are Jim O’Donnell, Orange County Deputy Executive and Kristin Wood of the U.S. Air Force
State Senator John Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) today praised a new state law, which he supported, to make it easier for people to identify themselves as veterans by requiring a separate line on New York State Drivers Licenses or Identification Cards to indicate veteran status.Often times, veterans do not have an easily available source of identification to prove their status.
Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) recently celebrated the Rock Hill Fire Department’s 56 years of service to the community. In honor of their Anniversary, the Rock Hill Fire Department sponsored the 84th Annual Sullivan County Volunteer Firefighter’s Association Parade.
Senator Bonacic is pictured with Steven Gottlieb, Rock Hill Fire Department Commissioner.
Ceremonial Groundbreaking for SUNY Orange's Center for Science and Engineering on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012. This four-story, 100,000 square foot building will provide a fitting home for the College's science, engineering and architecture programs, allowing students and faculty a state-of-the-art teaching and learning atmosphere.
Dear Fellow New Yorker:Like so many New Yorkers, I clearly remember where I was on that crisp, clear morning of September 11th, 2001.And while more than a decade has now passed, the memory of that tragic day is still fresh in our minds.
Senator John J. Bonacic (R,C,I – Mount Hope) has received a strong vote of confidence from the state’s largest business advocacy organization, the Business Council of New York State, which recently named him one of the top “Pro-Jobs” state legislators.
Senator John Bonacic, the Senate sponsor of the Governor’s proposed casino plan to allow up to seven facilities said, Assembly Speaker was right to consider locating a casino at places like Coney Island and/or Willets Point. However, Bonacic also said, that if more than one City location was being considered, the overall number of casinos should increase from the now maximum of seven.
Senator John Bonacic welcomed Rosanna Scotto, anchor of Good Day NY to the Senate Chamber recently; where she was honored as an Italian American of Distinction for her commitment to preserving Italian American Heritage by the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators.
Senator John Bonacic welcomed former METS pitcher, James Anthony Franco to the Capitol recently; where he was honored as an Italian American of Distinction for his commitment to preserving Italian American Heritage by the New York Conference of Italian American Legislators.